August2022

Luca Bernard sings Ernesto in Don Pasquale at Glyndebourne

August 11, 2022

The Swiss lyric tenor made his role debut at the prestigious festival under the musical direction of Ben Glassberg.

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Aytaj Shikhalizada makes her role debut as Suzuki in Madame Butterfly at the Bregenzer Festspiele

July 29, 2022

Azerbaijani mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhalizada made her wonderful debut at this year’s Bregenzer Festspiele, conducted by Yi-Chen Lin. The large-scale production was directed by Andreas Homoki.

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Shira Patchornik debuts as Sara in the first scenic performance of Joseph Haydn’s oratorio Il ritorno di Tobia

July 29, 2022

The young Israeli soprano made her debut at the Znojmo Music Festival in the Czech Republic under the baton of Roman Válek. The production was directed by Tomáš Ondřej Pilař.

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Dorottya Láng is singing her first leading Wagner role as Adriano in Rienzi.

June 22, 2022

The Hungarian mezzo-soprano Dorottya Láng is singing Adriano in the concert version of Richard Wagner’s opera Rienzi. Conducted by Marc Albrecht, tonight’s performance takes place in Béla Bartók National Concert Hall and is a part of the Budapest Wagner Days 2022.

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Beate Ritter jumps in as Zerbinetta and makes her debut at the Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

June 14, 2022

Austrian coloratura soprano Beate Ritter jumped in as Zerbinetta in yesterday’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos at the prestigious Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Her performance under the lead of Daniele Gatti was met with great acclaim.

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Sehoon Moon sings the premiere of La bohème, making his role debut as Rodolfo at Glyndebourne festival

June 14, 2022

South Korean tenor Sehoon Moon made his role debut on Saturday, June 11th under the baton of Jordan de Souza. The new production, directed by Floris Visser, is Glyndebourne’s first new La bohème for over 20 years.

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Aytaj Shikhalizada wins 2nd Prize at the 2022 Paris Opera Competition!!

January 22, 2022

Mezzo-soprano Aytaj Shikhaliizada walks away with the 2nd Prize at the Paris Opera Competition, performing works by Rossini, Mozart and Rimsky-Korsikov! The competition will be available for viewing on Mezzo.tv shortly!

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Rebecca Nelsen makes a house debut at Oper Frankfurt!

January 22, 2022

On Saturday Jan 22 Rebecca sings Hanna Glawari in Léhar’s Die lustige Witwe under the baton of Sebastian Weigle in an acclaimed production by Claus Guth.

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Soprano Shira Patchornik wins the 1st Prize, Audience Prize at the 12th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera “Pietro Antonio Cesti”

December 21, 2021

Israeli soprano Shira Patchornik has walked away with 4 prizes at the most recent Antonio Cesti Competition for Baroque Opera in Innsbruck. In addition to securing the 1st Prize and Audience Prize, Shira was also awarded the Prize of the Vienna Konzerthaus and Prize of the Internationalen Barocktage Stift Melk in Austria! Watch here for her performance in the final: G.F. Händel Se pieta di me non senti (Giulio Cesare) C.Pallavicino Mio cor [...]

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